Failure: Catalyst for Growth

“I’ve missed more than nine thousand shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly […]

To be an Original by Adam Grant

“If originals aren’t reliable judges of the quality of their ideas, how do they maximize their odds of creating a masterpiece? They come up with a large number of ideas. Simonton finds that on average, creative geniuses aren’t qualitatively better in their fields than their peers. They simply produced a greater volume of work, which […]

Visual Notes: The Secret to True Happiness

Seneca and Will Durant writing about the secret to happiness. Two interesting characters from different periods of human history and situations. Seneca says, True happiness is to rest satisfied with what we have. While on the other hand, Gladly I surrender myself to love and parentage! says Will Durant. I was inspired to make a […]

Reflection: The Art of Talking to The Self

“Of course, I talk to myself. Sometimes I need expert advice.” — Unknown I read the quote above somewhere and it stuck to me. Clearly one of the best people to take advice from is ourselves – which we often avoid. Most of you by now must have known I extensively use ‘Freewriting‘ as a […]